Student on the MPhil in Conservation Leadership course,
Department of Geography, University of Cambridge
Born 50 years ago, Stephen has worked in the conservation sector within Uganda since 1990. About half of his working career has been with Mountain Gorillas. He has a BSc from Makerere University, Kampala. From 1990 to 1995 he worked for the Government of Uganda Game department, then for 6 years for the Uganda Wildlife Authority. In 1999, he joined the International Gorilla Conservation Programme, a coalition of WWF and Fauna and Flora International, initially as a Field Officer, then moved to Country Representative job, the position he still holds. He is a highly motivated, deeply committed conservationist. He has worked to strengthen management of protected areas and sustainable use of natural resources and support collaborative efforts towards better evidence-based decision making by policy makers and conservation managers.